Mobile Satellite Ventures partnered with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security’s (IDHS) Response and Operations Division to manage and monitor the Mid-West Satellite Mutual Aid Radio Talkgroup (MWSMART) operating on the company’s satellite communications network. The IDHS will manage, provide 24x7 monitoring and approve participation in MWSMART by federal, state, tribal and local public-safety agencies located in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.